|Plot Summary of The Street Lawyer|
Michael Brock is a lawyer working his way to the top in the Drake & Sweeny law firm. His fast paced life kept him going not realizing how much he missed out on. Until the day he was held as a hostage at his own workplace with of coworkers by a homeless guy, not knowing what he wanted or what would happen.
After several hours the homeless guy was shot by a police sniper, which scared everyone. Michael was the closet to the guy and for a second thought he had been shot also. He was covered in blood and body fluids from the homeless guy. After this incident he began wondering if he was at the right job and about his home life.
He decided to become a street lawyer and after telling his wife his decision to take a job with less money and no benefits they became seperated and she then filed for a divorce. He began searching and realized the company he worked for had illegally evicted homeless people from a building and this caused death to some. He worked long and hard to prove this and in the end Drake & Sweeny realized the mistake, fired the lawyer who done this and began helping Michael Brock help the homeless.
This synopsis report prepared by Denise Rose
A wealthy D.C. attorney named Michale Brock works at the law firm of Drake & Sweeney. He is on the fast track to an early partnership, but finds himself taken hostage inside his own firm by a homeless man. After the homeless man is shot by police snipers, Michael finds himself questioning if his profession is the right career for him. He becomes a street lawyer.
This synopsis report prepared by Vincent
|Chapter Analysis of The Street Lawyer|
Ratings are on a 1-10 scale (Low to High)
Composition of Book
descript. of violence and chases - 10%
Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives - 20%
Feelings, relationships, character bio/development - 40%
How society works & physical descript. (people, objects, places) - 30%
Tone of story
Time/era of story:
- 2000+ (Present)
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
- civil suit to get justice
- a lawyer creature
- Super genius
- Pacific NW
- Washington D.C.
Small town people:
- nice, like Andy/Opie/Aunt Bee
Accounts of torture and death?
- moderately detailed references to deaths
Unusual forms of death
Unusual form of death?
Amount of dialog
- significantly more descript than dialog
- little dialog
Note: the views expressed here are only those of the reviewer(s).
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